Sponsorship Coordinator - Western Canada

PARK is seeking two sponsorship and brand partnership coordinators to assist in building a database and community relationships to help secure potential monetary, in kind and gift bag sponsors for all PARK events across Western Canada. 

The individuals must be professional, have excellent writing and communication skills, and possess great research and fact finding skills. They will be working closely with the Sponsorship Director to identify new and innovative ways to solve a client’s marketing goals while supporting the growth PARK organization. Excellent customer service skills are vital.

ROLE

Sponsorship and Brand Partnership Coordinator

LOCATION

Calgary, AB

RESPONSIBILITIES

Business Development

  • Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna Corporate:
  • Research prospective sponsors and initiate contact
  • Facilitating cold calls to obtain necessary contacts and information
  • Liaise and correspond with business leaders in Calgary, Edmonton and Kelowna to present PARK partnership opportunities and to secure sponsorships for the 2017 Season
  • Production/creation and updating of PARK sponsorship packages, framework, letters and documents, including visual content and multimedia components
  • Front-end relationship management to ensure positive sponsor experience
  • Delivery of sponsorship agreements to confirmed sponsors, once they have been approved by the Sponsorship Director
  • Updating sponsorship files to maintain an organized record of information and requests during initial sponsorship correspondence and once agreements are finalized
  • Ensure that all sponsorship agreements are met leading up to and after an event
  • Communicate with PARK Marketing team to maintain and update marketing and social media with respect to sponsorship requirements leading up to and after PARK events

Event Coordination

  • Once sponsorship agreement is finalized, assist Sponsorship Director in managing the client experience and consumer activations
  • Assistance with post-event follow-up with PARK sponsors and partners (including drafting of communications to sponsors and coordination of thank-you cards/letters)
  • Coordination of Sponsorship photographer
  • Managing pick-up of gift bag items from various sponsors

SKILLS

  • Excellent professional writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and self motivation
  • Possess a love for the art of making a deal
  • Innovative problem solving skills
  • Deep listening
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word)
  • Proficient in Apple Suite (Pages)
  • Proficient in Indesign and Photoshop is a plus

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Post secondary education with an emphasis in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, or Communications

OTHER

  • Access to a vehicle is an asset
  • Pleasantly Persistent
  • Community focused with an appreciation of the local arts & culture scene

POSITION TYPE

  • Volunteer

TO APPLY

Please email all inquiries to info@ourparkonline.com, and include the following:

  • Full Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Resume and Cover Letter (pdf format)
  • Please use the subject line "Volunteer Position - Sponsorship Coordinator - Calgary"